Madeleine of Anhalt-Zerbst (1679–1740)

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Madeleine of Anhalt-Zerbst (1679–1740)

Duchess of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg . Name variations: Magdalena Augusta of Anhalt-Zerbst. Born Madeleine Augusta on October 13, 1679; died on October 11, 1740; daughter of Charles William (b.1652), prince of Anhalt-Zerbst, and Sophie of Saxe-Weissenfels (b. 1654); married Frederick II, duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg; children: Frederick III, duke of Saxe-Gotha (b. 1699); Wilhelm or William, duke of Saxe-Gotha (b. 1701); John August (b. 1704); Augusta of Saxe-Gotha (1719–1772).